Letter from Edward Littlehales to J. Beckett, 18 August 1808

Dublin Castle CopyAugust 18 1808
Thursday
My dear Sir

It is with real concern that I inform you of
the Death of Mr. Trail; this melancholy event took
place about twelve o clock at noon today. —

I have your
Signed E.B. Littlehales

J. Beckett Esqr —

Trail, James

Littlehales

Edward was Under- Secretary for the Military from 1801-1819. His role was two-pronged: he was was responsible for the defence of Ireland and the smooth running of the military stationed in the country.

Littlehales Letters. "Letter from Edward Littlehales to J. Beckett, 18 August 1808". ID: Littlehales1808-08-18-8-2-7. Online. http://dhprojects.maynoothuniversity.ie/2017/littlehales/letters/?p=1808-08-18-8-2-7. Accessed: 14 December 2017.